Washington, D.C. 20549
Current Report
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): February 22, 2021
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

(Commission File Number)

(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

UnitedHealth Group Center, 9900 Bren Road East,Minnetonka,Minnesota55343
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (952) 936-1300
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $.01 par valueUNHNew York Stock Exchange
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Item 5.02.    Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On February 4, 2021, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (the “Company”) filed a Form 8-K announcing, among other matters, the appointment of Dirk C. McMahon to the office of President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company and the creation of an Office of the Chief Executive with Sir Andrew Witty, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, and John F. Rex, the Company’s Chief Financial Officer and Mr. McMahon, as members. On February 22, 2021, the Compensation and Human Resources Committee of the Board of Directors of the Company, after considering Messrs. McMahon’s and Rex’s substantial responsibilities, market data and other factors, approved an annual base salary of $1,200,000 for each of Messrs. McMahon and Rex.
Item 5.03.    Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.
On February 23, 2021, the Board of Directors of the Company approved an amendment to the Company's Bylaws to reduce the threshold of voting power of shareholders required to call a special meeting from 25% to 15%. The amendment is effective as of February 23, 2021.
Item 9.01.    Financial Statements and Exhibits.
104Cover Page Interactive Data File (formatted as Inline XBRL).

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date: February 26, 2021                 
By: /s/ Dannette L. Smith
Dannette L. Smith
Secretary to the Board of Directors